Featured Artist: Winya
This week we got a chance to speak with the incredibly talented Winya Sangsorn. Winya has been a top contributor to DesignByHumans for the last two years now - but this is the first time we've truly gotten to speak with the talented artist from Thailand.
DBH:How would you best describe your art style?
W: My passion for all things undead.
DBH:Where do you find your inspiration when creating your art?
W: Everything has its own creator. Most symbolism I use stands for death and birth. There is man created from soil, evil from fire, or emptiness turn to be the universe. I also deal with Thai myths and superstitions. But somehow, I just do it for fun like depicting women’s revenge or I draw my beloved toys like vintage motorbikes.
DBH:When did you know you wanted to make a career in the art world?
W: I quit being an art director because I was so bored. I was bored of taking people’s orders. I worked for a huge US based company that opened a branch in Thailand which related to multimedia, printing, website creation, and animation.
Back then I kept drawing comics as a hobby. I quit when I was at a top position in the company. I had to provide so-called bad taste for the sake of attracting customers. Most of the other artistic people I knew at the time agreed with me, so I decided to move to a new career. I opened small restaurant . I did gardening . I have a great life spending time with my son. But I never dropped out of what I love doing, which was drawing. I also design and draw for bands and different brands in Thailand.
DBH:What does a day of creating artwork look like for you and how to you start your creative process?
W: I don’t have any trouble with designing. I don’t even take an hour for thinking about the idea before I begin. I’m in a happy stage. I don’t do the artwork for anyone else. I just express what I am. I’ve got full-loaded imagination in my head. The only problem I face is I don’t know which picture I’ll take from my head and use.